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From: Ethnicity, sex, FADS genetic variation, and hormonal contraceptive use influence delta-5- and delta-6-desaturase indices and plasma docosahexaenoic acid concentration in young Canadian adults: a cross-sectional study

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Effects of HC use on [DHA/EPA] desaturase indices in Caucasian females classified by genotype of rs174576 SNP. Results demonstrated that the significant effect of HC use is independent of genotype. Data presented as mean ± standard error mean. P-values were determined using multiple linear regression models which were adjusted for BMI, age, dietary LA, ALA, EPA and DHA, % total energy from dietary fat and physical activity. MM: major homozygous; Mm + mm: heterozygous + minor homozygous.

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